There are undeniable benefits to spending time in nature. Both passive participation (relaxing at your sit spot) and active engagement (tailor made lessons with curricular connections) can have positive impacts on our social, emotional, and physical well-being. Let’s explore some facets of social-emotional learning like self-awareness, self-management, and responsible decision-making. How can we teach and support these skills outdoors? Join us to find out!
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Lauren MacLean is the author of the children's picture book, Me and My Sit Spot, and the host of the Mentoring Nature Connections podcast where she interviews educators on the importance of outdoor learning and play. She teaches grade 1 / 2 in Port Moody and a mother of two wonderfully wild toddlers.